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Let's Catch Up: Australia's Quiet Summer, And A U.S. Invasion

British triathlete Alistair Brownlee has won gold in his event. Spain's Javier Gomez won silver, and Brownlee's younger brother, Jonathan, took bronze, after a 15-second penalty. Here's a rundown of news from this morning.
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Coming Up On Day 11 Of The London Olympics

On the Olympics' eleventh day, artistic gymnasts go for their last big batch of medals. There are 21 medals up for grabs Tuesday. Here are some of the highlights of the day's action.
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India's Olympic Effort Faulted

India's field hockey team is the least successful team at the London Olympic Games. But the team's record tracks with the overall state of the country's Olympic effort. India, the world's second-most populous nation, has only three Olympic medals so far.
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U.S. Women's Soccer Team To Play For Gold Medal

The U.S. women's soccer team beat Canada in dramatic fashion Monday at the London Summer Olympics. Next, they seek revenge against Japan after a heartbreaking loss at last year's World Cup. The finals are Thursday in London.
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Dressage Enthusiasts Find Romney-Driven Attention A Mixed Blessing

When a horse co-owned by the wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was named to the U.S. Olympic team, the small American dressage community thought the publicity would help the little-known sport. But the increased interest has come with a sharp edge.
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Boxer Claressa Shields,17, Reaches Olympic Semifinal, Where A Medal Awaits

U.S. Olympic boxer Claressa Shields, the teenager whose dream of being in the first crop of Olympic women boxers led her to tell her story to NPR back in February, will fight for a medal in London. A native of Flint, Mich., Shields, 17, won her first fight and reached Thursday's semifinal round.

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